The city of Pyrgos, a former capital of the island, keeps plenty of remarkable landmarks and sites of tourist attraction. Its main symbol has for many years been the Church of Pangea Episkopi with its inestimable relic being the icon of Virgin Mary. A trip through the winding streets of Pyrgos will be full of unforgettable impressions as the views have almost not been changed for long centuries.
The main feature of the city is plenty of ancient churches and monasteries. Most of them are now transformed into museums and art workshops. In the suburbs of the city tourists will find a small fortress, remnants and ruins of antique constructions. Tourists who will lack local landmarks and sites should visit other islands of archipelago. Each of the islands can boast plenty of unique inimitable nature attractions and historical objects.
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